Argumentative Essay At Dear Ol Nebraska U.

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I’ve heard it all about Nebraska accepting a bowl. The team doesn’t deserve it at 5-7, it’s embarrassing, and the Nebraska football program should have more pride than to show up with a record like that. Let me pitch you something. You’re the first-year head coach of a football team. You just got done with perhaps one of the most frustrating seasons you’ve ever been a part of. You have a massive amount of young talent on your roster and I have the ability to grant you an entire spring’s worth of practice time absolutely free. You won’t be breaking any rules. In fact, I’m going to give you gifts and money for taking me up on my offer. All I’m asking in return is that you play some more football. Think of it as a scrimmage. Would you take me up on that offer? I’m likely paraphrasing Nebraska…show more content…
For example, cornerback Eric Lee’s looked the part of a college-level athlete since he arrived. However, since this season’s defensive backfield had enough secondary members to stuff Noah’s Ark, a snug redshirt was placed on Lee. Now he can be let loose and Nebraska’s coaches can see just how far apart he is from Chris Jones, Joshua Kalu and Trai Mosley. We may very well be discussing one of next year’s starters-to-be. Expect guys like Lee to get plenty of reps in the current system for about a week or so. Preparation for the actual game likely won’t start until about seven days out. For the folks concerned about a loss, does it really matter? If you’re disgusted with a 5-7 record and Nebraska loses its bowl game, are you really going to squeeze a little extra hate out of your AngstOrange®? If you’re in this state of mind, Riley can’t win, so you really shouldn’t care about the outcome, correct? Nebraska can’t go back and score 32 points to be where Iowa is. All that the program can do – all it should do – is focus on the
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